Boston Marathon

Watch: The Dramatic Finish of the Boston Marathon Elite Women’s Race

Caroline Rotich celebrates her close victory. EPA

It’s a marathon. But sometimes, after 26.2 miles, it comes down to a sprint.

That was the case in the Women’s Elite race at the Boston Marathon, as Kenyan Caroline Rotich held off Ethiopian Mare Dibaba with a time of 2:24:55 to Dibaba’s 2:24:59.

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[fragment number=2]The crowd was going wild as Rotich and Dibaba headed down Boylston Street.

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[fragment number=15]After almost two and a half hours it all came down to a matter of seconds.


Photos From the 119th Boston Marathon

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